glutaraldehyde

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glu·tar·al·de·hyde

 (glo͞o′tə-răl′də-hīd′)
n.
A water-soluble oily liquid, C5H8O4, containing two aldehyde groups, used in tanning leather and as a fixative for biological tissues.

[glutar(ic acid), organic compound used in making polymers (glut(en) + -aric, probably as in tartaric acid) + aldehyde.]

glutaraldehyde

(ˌɡluːtəˈrældɪˌhaɪd)
n
(Chemistry) a water-soluble oil used as a disinfectant, tanning agent, and in resins. Formula: C5H8O2
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glutaraldehyde

n glutaraldehído; [Note: The accent is not a misprint.]
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In the present case, the insoluble fraction appears more dependent on the dispersion of pentanedial than on the residence time in the extruder.